Will Companies Embrace Digital Transformation?

Global spending on digital transformation — or the digitalization of business practices, data, and products within organizations — is projected to reach $2.3 billion by 2023. With the future seeming ambiguous, will companies embrace digital transformation? What should companies reimagine in this transformative phase now to be relevant later? In a survey of more than 1,000 executives […]

Mind-Blowing Possibilities Created by 5G-Enhanced IoT

We all know 5G and IoT have been making a splash since 2016. However,  we won’t see its standard commercial network until later in 2020. But now that the time has arrived let’s see what possibilities IoT and 5G will create together. Here are the mind-blowing possibilities created by 5G-enhanced I0T. A Brief History of […]

5G infrastructure

5G Isn’t Pie in the Sky—It’s Here and We Need Infrastructure

The modern consumer might not remember life before fast internet speeds or the capacity to stream content from anywhere and use multiple internet-connected applications simultaneously. That’s because, to the look of the consumer’s naked eye, the switch from third-generation (3G) networks to fourth-generation (4G) networks was swift, and the speed has since become the standard. […]

IoT in 2020: It’s all Coming Together

Technology commentators are predicting that 2020 is going to see an acceleration of new tech entering the market including 5G wireless connectivity, blockchain technology (beyond cryptocurrency) and AI/ML. While each of these technologies has its own applications, what’s more, interesting is how they can work together, especially with IoT already moving out of the hype […]

How will 5G changes our lives?

How will 5G changes our lives?

Having been in development for the best part of 10 years, 5G is now starting to infiltrate the mainstream. The next-generation mobile broadband tech could potentially alter our lives in many ways over the next few years. Changes will be in the way we do business to surgical operations could be influenced by this exciting […]

Entrepreneurs can leverage 5G

5G is Coming — Here’s How Entrepreneurs Can Leverage It

Sprint’s recent launch of its 5G network in Kansas City, Missouri; Dallas; Houston; and Atlanta offers consumers and entrepreneurs a glimpse into the future. As rapid download speeds and seamless connectivity take hold in cities around the world, tech entrepreneurs will have more opportunities than ever before to make an impact. With 11.5 million people having access to Sprint’s network already, imagine […]

Will Uncertainty in US 5G Deployments Affect IoT Development?

Will Uncertainty in US 5G Deployments Affect IoT Development?

Over the last year or so, wireless providers all over the world have put plans in motion to begin phased rollouts of the next-generation of wireless connectivity known as 5G. The technology, offers vast gains in throughput, data latency, and capacity compared to current wireless networks. It is expected to finally unleash the true potential […]

[Interview] Industry Experts on Choosing Your IoT Network

Jason Elliott, 5G market development manager Samuele Machi, marketing manager, 4th industrial revolution   ReadWrite: When we talk about networking around IoT there’s a lot of smaller networking models e.g mesh networks and protocols. Everything from that to large networks talking about 5g deployments. So, there’s a lot of issues for large enterprises to plan around […]

Is Nokia growing into contender in emerging tech?

It would be easy, upon reading the news, to mistake Nokia as simply a mobile phone company, successfully re-releasing their retro style phones for those who prefer a less connected technology experience and enjoying playing snake. But Nokia has been at work in other tech verticals across a range of capacities. Let’s take a look […]

Outdated thinking on wireless could cripple UK smart cities

The former head of U.K. mobile telecoms giant O2 warns an antiquated “analog” mindset among government could stunt the development of smart cities. Ronan Dunne mused on the challenges facing smart cities in the U.K. He recently left his role as head of Telefónica’s U.K. mobile subsidiary O2 to take over Verizon’s wireless unit. See also: […]

AT&T Labs unveils wireless broadband over power lines

In a technological advance that could drastically extend the global reach of wireless web access, AT&T Labs unveiled a project to deliver ultra-fast wireless broadband over power lines. The research and development wing of U.S. communications giant AT&T unveiled Project AirGig today. The company said the project is still deep in the experimentation stage but […]

White House offers $400 million in research for next-gen wireless

Wireless broadband is an essential part of the United States’ digital infrastructure. Millions of Americans are presently connected to 4G and LTE networks, but with a swarm of new IoT devices demanding resources from these networks, the White House is taking steps to give development of a new generation of wireless devices a boost. The Advanced […]